Theo-Ben Gurirab

1938 - 2018

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Theo-Ben Gurirab (23 January 1938 – 14 July 2018) was a Namibian politician who served in various senior government positions. He served as the second Prime Minister of Namibia from 28 August 2002 to 20 March 2005, following the demotion and subsequent resignation of Hage Geingob. Previously he was the country's first Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1990 to 2002, and was President of the United Nations General Assembly from 1999 to 2000. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theo-Ben Gurirab has received more than 88,392 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Theo-Ben Gurirab is the 12,653rd most popular politician (down from 10,988th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Namibia and the 5th most popular Namibian Politician.

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Among politicians, Theo-Ben Gurirab ranks 12,653 out of 15,710Before him are Imata Kabua, Ajdar Ismailov, Olli Rehn, James G. Blaine, Motiur Rahman Nizami, and Owen D. Young. After him are Mithridates II of Commagene, Polites, José Graziano da Silva, George Ariyoshi, Jeane Kirkpatrick, and Bill Bradley.

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Among people born in 1938, Theo-Ben Gurirab ranks 353Before him are Verna Bloom, Viktor Kosichkin, Klaus Töpfer, Dolores Hart, Ajdar Ismailov, and Barry Jackson. After him are Helen, Viktor Zhdanovich, Roberto Anzolin, Fred Stolle, Hariprasad Chaurasia, and Lewis Teague. Among people deceased in 2018, Theo-Ben Gurirab ranks 308Before him are Jo Jo White, Glenn Branca, Oliver Ivanović, Joseph Bonnel, Nancy Wilson, and José Varacka. After him are Ion Ciubuc, Anne Treisman, Kazimierz Kutz, Chuck McCann, John Julius Norwich, and Erika Mahringer.

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In Namibia

Among people born in Namibia, Theo-Ben Gurirab ranks 6 out of 12Before him are Nǃxau ǂToma (1944), Hage Geingob (1941), Sam Nujoma (1929), Hifikepunye Pohamba (1936), and Saara Kuugongelwa (1967). After him are Nahas Angula (1943), Frankie Fredericks (1967), Collin Benjamin (1978), Percy Montgomery (1974), Michelle McLean (1972), and Helalia Johannes (1980).

Among POLITICIANS In Namibia

Among politicians born in Namibia, Theo-Ben Gurirab ranks 5Before him are Hage Geingob (1941), Sam Nujoma (1929), Hifikepunye Pohamba (1936), and Saara Kuugongelwa (1967). After him are Nahas Angula (1943).